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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry: 50 Masterpieces of Art and Design Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9789774169656
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - March 3rd, 2020

The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces


Assyrian Palace Sculptures Cover Image
By Paul Collins, Lisa Baylis (By (photographer)), Sandra Marshall (By (photographer))
$40.00
ISBN: 9781606066485
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Published: J. Paul Getty Museum - March 3rd, 2020

Between the ninth and seventh centuries BCE, the small kingdom of Assyria (present-day northern Iraq) expanded through conquest from Egypt to Iran.


Analyzing Collapse: The Rise and Fall of the Old Kingdom Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9789774168383
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - January 14th, 2020

This book explores the long-term trends in the development of what was the first complex civilization in history, the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. 2650-2200 BC), the period that saw the construction of eternal monuments such as Djoser's Step Pyramid complex in Saqqara, the pyramids of the great Fourth Dynasty kings in Giza, and spectacular tombs of high officials throughout Egypt.


Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691166322
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 17th, 2020

A vivid portrait of the early years of biblical archaeology from the acclaimed author of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed


Misadventures in Archaeology: The Life and Career of Charles Conrad Abbott Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781949057058
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Museum Publication - March 13th, 2020

A comprehensive portrait of the controversial self-taught archaeologist C. C. Abbott.


Lost Cities Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328753649
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Combining world culture, history, geography, and architecture, this visually stunning look at ancient cities around the globe takes readers to such places as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, and the mysterious sculptures of Angkor Wat.


Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9789774168789
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - January 7th, 2020

The three-thousand-year-old rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel and the story of their rescue from the rising waters of Lake Nasser in the 1960s are almost as familiar worldwide as the tale of the gold funerary mask and brief life of the boy king Tutankhamun.


The Imperialisation of Assyria: An Archaeological Approach Cover Image
$110.00
ISBN: 9781108478748
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Published: Cambridge University Press - January 30th, 2020

The Assyrian Empire was the first state to achieve durable domination of the Ancient Near East, enduring some seven centuries and, eventually, controlling most of the region. Yet, we know little about how this empire emerged from a relatively minor polity in the Tigris region and how it managed to consolidate its power over conquered territories.


Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine Cover Image
$43.95
ISBN: 9780691195032
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Published: Princeton University Press - January 21st, 2020

A multifaceted exploration of the interplay between civic and military life in ancient Rome


Conquistador's Wake: Tracking the Legacy of Hernando de Soto in the Indigenous Southeast Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780820356372
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Published: University of Georgia Press - January 15th, 2020

The focus of Conquistador's Wake is a decade-long archaeological project undertaken at a place now known as the Glass Site, located in Telfair County, Georgia. This spot, near the town of McRae, Georgia, offers clues that place Hernando de Soto in Georgia via a different route than previously thought by historians and archaeologists.


Sacred Heritage Cover Image
$99.99
ISBN: 9781108496544
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Published: Cambridge University Press - January 2nd, 2020

Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358148
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

“This deeply nourishing book invites us to reclaim reciprocity with the living world.” —Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass


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